Ultraviolet radiation protection: current available resources in photoprotection.

@article{Balogh2011UltravioletRP,
  title={Ultraviolet radiation protection: current available resources in photoprotection.},
  author={Tatiana Santana Balogh and Maria Val{\'e}ria Robles Velasco and Carla Aparecida Pedriali and Telma Mary Kaneko and Andr{\'e} Rolim Baby},
  journal={Anais brasileiros de dermatologia},
  year={2011},
  volume={86 4},
  pages={732-42}
}
Ultraviolet radiation can damage the DNA, cause immunosuppression, chemical and histological alterations in the epidermis, early photoaging, cataracts and carcinogenesis, among others. Photoprotection prevents these and other harmful effects of ultraviolet radiation. Sunscreens, protective clothing, proper accessories and safe sun exposure are essential photoprotection tools. The main forms of photoprotection are presented and discussed in this article, including sunscreens containing organic… CONTINUE READING

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